Gail Ann Faglie of San Antonio, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at the age of 69. She was born October 23, 1946 to Granville and Mildred (Schulz) Dunaway. Gail is survived by her husband, Roy Faglie of San Antonio; son, Kevin Faglie and wife Bridgett of La Vernia; daughters, Carol Puga and husband Tony of San Antonio and Tracie […]


Elizabeth “Dottie” Sue Goetzel, born March 9, 1926 in Elliot, Texas in Robertson County, went home with the Lord on January 20, 2016. Dottie joined her husband of 50 years John Henry Goetzel and daughter, Rhoda Sue Goetzel. She is also preceded in death by her father, mother, brother and three sisters. Surviving Dottie are two sisters, Nell Williamson and […]


Nicolas Alcoser, born March 14, 1935 entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at the age of 80. He is preceded in death by his parents,Vicente and Elena Alcoser; daughter, Rosa Barrera; son in law; Carlos Barrera; brothers, Carlos Garcia, Francisco Garcia, Clemente Alcoser, Marcelino Alcoser, Teofilo Alcoser; sisters, Marcelina Mancha, Felicita Faz and Margarita Alcoser. He is […]


Roberto Gonzalez, born June 11, 1948 in San Antonio, TX entered eternal rest on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at the blessed age of 67. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Annie Marie Gonzalez. He is loved and will be greatly missed by his sons Robert Gonzalez, Jr of Norfolk Virginia, John Gonzalez of Weslaco, Steven […]

Wildlife book available at Water Conservation district

When outside in nature, have you seen a flower or plant and wondered what it was? Or on your farm or ranch you wondered if a plant was good for forage or poisonous? The Atascosa County Soil and Water Conservation District can help. We have knowledgeable District Conservationists and we also have a booklet that has a lot of information. […]

Game Plan for Super Bowl 50: Are You Drinking or Are You Driving?

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl 50 Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Watch UR BAC program is urging football fans to call the play now: Drinking OR driving. If you plan on drinking on […]

She writes

I haven’t written in a while. It’s that thing. That perfectionist thing. Perfectionism: “A personal standard, attitude, or philosophy that demands perfection and rejects anything less.” That demand for perfectionism had caused me to reject all of my offerings. I had established a certain pattern of writing. I like my stuff funny and I like a nice wrapped up ending. […]

CEUs offered in SA

February 12th, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 212 in San Antonio, is holding a Spring CEU Course, which will cover up to 6 CEUs in Pest, Termite, 2 General, L/O and Weed. This covers all the CEUs needed for 2016 if you are licensed in Pest, Termite, L/O and/or Weed. If you have an Ag license […]

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